At Jefferson and E. Grand Blvd, the large group of about 30 demonstrators, blocked traffic on to Belle Isle for about an hour.
The cyclist's girlfriend, who was an armed, Concealed Pistol License holder, fired a single shot killing the man. Detroit police placed her under arrest.
As the race to beat COVID-19 continues, Detroit's Mayor does not want the city's success to be wiped away.
It includes the Seven Point Safety Plan which the casino announced in May, six weeks later FOX 2 cameras allowed inside. Casino management wanted their guests to see safety precautions are in place when doors reopen.
"Several African-American leaders in Detroit wanted to have a peace march," said Jamon Jordan, Detroit historian and tour leader.
June 19th marks the official end of slavery. This day in 1865 slaves in Galveston, Texas found out they were free. President Abraham Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863.
Fortner, a Civil Rights attorney, along with a coalition of community organizers and activists, are looking to address flaws in the judicial system. This, as the nation reckons with its fraught racial history by way of protests and civil unrest in the wake of Black death at the hands of police.
The city of Detroit already had plans in the works so everyone joined forces and came up with this: "Power to The People" on Woodward between Larned and Congress.
The Michigan Gaming Board approved updated rules for Detroit's casinos on Monday, releasing the guidelines that showed restrictions on capacity, temperature checks, and bans on smoking.
It marks the fourth night of protests of police brutality in light of the George Floyd death at the hands of white Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on Memorial Day.
On Monday a young voice stepped to the forefront of the protest - 16-year-old Stefan Perez.
nd those arrested were not there to join protesters upset over the killing of George Floyd by white Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
Today Mayor Mike Duggan and Detroit Police Chief James Craig held another 2 p.m. press conference addressing the violent protest this weekend.
Tear gas has been used by groups of police to control the crowds. Detroit Police Chief James Craig said the crowd was smaller than Friday but about 250 and were more agitated.
Protesters flooded Michigan Avenue downtown to protest against police brutality Friday in an act of unity.
About 40 people were detained by officers after a gathering of about 1,000 people Detroit police told FOX 2. A large police presence was seen at Campus Martius and along the Riverwalk where about half of it was closed down by officers.
The Ford Fireworks show has been rescheduled for Aug. 31.
It is not lost on Representative Michael Webber from Rochester Hills. The Republican lawmaker sponsored a bill designed to help out bars and take advantage of warmer weather.
When the COVID-19 crisis peaked in Detroit a field hospital was created at the TCF Center for less severe patients to take pressure off metro Detroit hospitals dealing with more dire cases.
MGM Resorts released a 7-point safety plan for its properties which includes MGM Grand Detroit Casino.